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Rights for unmarried couples: benefits and pensions

Date:25 JAN 2019
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In the first of a three-part series, the legal rights of unmarried couples are analysed in relation to benefits and inheritance. Emily Brand, partner at Boodle Hatfield, considers the ‘archaic’ nature of the law, and the Supreme Court’s decision to award an unmarried woman access to bereavement allowance after the death of her partner.

What rights are currently unavailable to unmarried couples, which are available to spouses and civil partners?

Read the full article here.